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Eskimos suffer very little from maglignant disease despite a practically exclusive meat diet.

January 1, 1937


Cancer and Diet

Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Facultative Carnivore
Carnivore Diet

 Chronologically speaking, the next report on cancer for this region is credited to me, on page 171 of Dr. Frederick L. Hoffman's Cancer and Diet (Baltimore, 1937) :

“... food surveys of the Arctic region, particularly by Stefansson [in northern Alaska and the Canadian western Arctic] seem to show, regardless of a practically exclusive meat diet, that Eskimos suffer very little from malignant disease ...”